IDBS Chair

Leanne DowseOn 26 May 2014, the Minister for Disability Service John Ajaka announced the appointment of Associate Professor Leanne Dowse as the inaugural Chair, Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support (IDBS), as part of the NSW Government's commitment to improving services for people with cognitive disability.

The Chair’s role is to expand the body of knowledge and increase workforce capacity in the delivery of services to people with cognitive disabilities with complex support needs. This is achieved through education and training, enhanced policy and service models and targeted research.

Leanne leads a committed team of researchers and educators in the IDBS program in their pivotal role in improving the lives of people with cognitive disabilities who have complex support needs.

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